Learning how to dive is not a
time consuming business. If you feel comfortable swimming in a pool, you should
be able to enjoy scuba diving. With little time on your hand, you can become a
certified diver. Once you do, Lebanon will have twice as much to offer.
Students during a pool
Professional training is a must however. The National Institute for Scuba
Diving (NISD) is the oldest school in the business, with a high commitment to
safety and education. Supervised by the school director with 24 years of
experience and over 4500 dives, our instructors are skilled in introducing you
to the marine environment in a responsible and enjoyable way. Apart from the
local license, we work with the biggest diving institutes in the world: PADI
(Professional Association of Diving Instructors), NAUI (National Association of
Underwater Instructors), TDI (Technical Diving International) and
(International Association of Nitrox & Technical Diving).
OPEN WATER SCUBA DIVER
This IANTD program offers 3 theory sessions and 7
dives. Maximum depth 70 feet / 18 meters. Included in the course are:
Complementary book, log book and wall certificate, all scuba equipment during
pool and sea sessions, beach entrance, International license as well as
insurance coverage throughout the course.
RECREATIONAL CLOSED CIRCUIT
REBREATHER DIVER (CCR)
This Program is designed to train Recreational divers
in the safer use and technology of basic CCR diving with no decompression, up to
1.2 PO2 and to depths 21 meters. This course may be used as an entry-level
course to SCUBA diving if combined with the Open Water program in which case
Open Circuit dives will be substituted with CCR dives.
ADVNACED OPEN WATER SCUBA DIVER
This IANTD program offers 6 dives,
covering 1 evaluation dive, 2 deep dives, 1 navigation dive, 1 wreck dive and 1
night or low visibility dive. Maximum depth 100 feet / 30 meters. Included in
the course are: Complementary book, International License, Equipment during the
course, beach entrance as well as insurance coverage throughout the course.
DEEP AIR DIVER
This IANTD program has been developed
to provide responsible training to divers who plan to dive to 130 feet / 39
meters on air. The IANTD Deep Air Diver program trains divers in skills,
performance, theory and planning of deep dives. This program remains within the
commonly practiced depth of 39 meters. It is the first sanctioned program to
provide proper international training in safe deep diving skills and
performance. It is recommended that this program be taught in conjunction with
the IANTD Nitrox Diver program.
This program provides recreational
divers a safer breathing medium for enjoying dives in 12 meters to 39 meters
depth range. The diver may elect to dive the mix on EANx tables or
conservatively using their dive computers or air tables with an added diver
safety margin. The IANTD Nitrox Diver certification is adaptable to being taught
as a single program or by combining it with a variety of advanced or specialty
You can be specialized as Boat Diver,
Wreck Diver, Night Diver, Dry Suit Diver, Search & Recovery Diver, Photography
Diver, and Navigation Diver. Each specialty offers the diver a special knowledge
and experience in a certain filed.
This program offers 2 pool sessions,
theory classes and 2 sea dives. Included in the course are Complementary book,
International License, Equipment during the course, beach entrance and insurance
coverage throughout the course.
ADVANCED NITROX DIVER
This program is designed to extend
the divers knowledge with O2 mixes of 22 to 40% and up to 50% for decompression,
within a maximum depth range of 140 feet / 42 meters. It further develops diving
skills and provides a greater understanding of the Nitrox diving concept.
This program is designed to provide
responsible training for those persons wishing to supervise standard IANTD
divers, including Nitrox Divers, Advanced Nitrox Divers and Deep Air Divers.
IANTD Nitrox Divemasters may supervise and assist in all open water IANTD diver
programs but cannot conduct training exercise's unless under the direction of a
qualified IANTD instructor.
This program ensures professional,
quality training to IANTD divers. An IANTD Nitrox Instructor teaches Open Water,
Advanced Open Water, Nitrox and Open Water Nitrox Diver programs.
What makes a
great university differs from any other? It’s the system, the teachers and the
reputation. At NISD, granted by over 1000 students and 30 Instructors, we have
Why become an
instructor with us?
1981, NISD has seen lots and lots of Instructors. Some were great Instructors,
some were less great and some were… barely Instructors.
To become just
an Instructor is one of the easiest things you probably have ever done in your
whole life. Few days of hard work and the title is yours; then what? Did you get
that edge over the other million instructors in the world? Probably not, and
probably, never will.
To get that
edge you will need our expertise in the field.
At NISD, Walid
Noshie has been in the diving business for over 2 decades with over 5000 dives.
Instructor with him will give you that edge in the diving field. Whether you are
taking the Instructor course for a professional career or for just education, by
the end of your training, you will feel that your knowledge has enhanced in many
directions. Best said, it will give you the confidence and know how to teach
your loved ones, SAFELY.
And if you
decide to work in the diving field, your education will help you to get hired by
a dive center, easier, or to open your own dive center with less obstacles and
At NISD, all
our Instructors are trained strictly with NISD, and this is what makes our
training global. New students don’t need to choose their Instructor as all NISD
Instructors have the same base.
If you choose
to become an Instructor, call us or drop for a visit, and speak to Walid. If you
are serious enough about your education, you will find that this is the school
This program is designed to provide
responsible training and directions for qualified IANTD Open Water Instructors
that have a minimum of three years teaching experience on the methods and
techniques of training IANTD Assistant Instructors and IANTD Open Water